psychotherapeutic psychotherapeutic  /ˌsaɪ koʊ ˌθɛ rə ˈpju tɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of or relating to or practicing psychotherapy
  2. (adj) emotionally purging

Usage(s):

  1. Actress Jeanne Eagels, restless and intemperate, died last October in Manhattan at the Park Avenue Hospital, a private psychotherapeutic sanitarium.
  2. But girls ages 12 to 17 are more likely to abuse psychotherapeutic drugs such as Valium.
  3. The ultimate victim of repressed memory may be the psychotherapeutic profession itself.

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